NZOHNA Otago Southland Occupational Health Nurses Group Friday 19th November 2021


At Chisholm Park Golf Clubhouse 

16 Tahuna Road, Tainui,  


09.15 Welcome: Tea and Coffee  

09.30 Phillipa Welcome and Introduction to Agenda  

09.40 Kristen Gawn: NZOHNA Executive update  

10.30 Alison Derbyshire (Otago Hand Therapy)  

11.30 David Browning presenting on accelerated silicosis 

12.00 Lunch  

12.45 Helen Gibbs, Dietitian: Importance of a pre-diabetes diagnosis. 

Nurses’ short presentation slot: 10-minute presentation with 5 minutes  discussion.  

1.15  Phillipa - Skin assessment,  

1.30  Pauline – Stretch exercises  

1.45  Spaces to fill (this could be you). Leading a discussion on Mental

2.00 Health assessment would be appreciated.  


2.30 Physiotherapist (to be confirmed) Musculoskeletal range of motion  assessment  


Conclusion: Cuppa - Safe travels 

Organisers: Pauline Carruthers, Edie Pont and Fiona Elder  

Members $40 plus GST Non-members $80  

Please deposit into branch bank account 03 0903 0384973 00  RSVP to Edie Pont by Friday 12 November thanks.  Please notify if any specific dietary requirements 


NZOHNA [Auckland group] inc

Substances Hazardous to Health

Workplace exposure standards
Sky City worksite- Mould and management
Biological monitoring- when, how and what they mean


Philippa Gibson- Occupational Hygienist
Derek Miller- Occupational Hygienist
Stella McCallum- OHN- Working for Health

Friday 15th October 2021

Via ZOOM   details on the registration form


RSVP to (with payment, see details)

Limited to 60 spaces



HASANZ - Managing mental health and wellbeing in the workplace


See here for full details


Date: Tuesday 29 June
Time: 12pm to 2pm
Location: The Maritime Room,
Princes Wharf, Viaduct Harbour,

RSVP: by 18 June


Date: Monday 5 July
Time: 12pm to 2pm
Location: Kumutoto Function Centre,
10 Waterloo Quay, Pipitea,

RSVP: by 21 June 


Date: Wednesday 7 July
Time: 12pm to 2pm
Location: Level 2, Duncan Cotterill,
148 Victoria St,

RSVP: by 25 June


















Bringing to your attention these co-located events with content from leading industry experts, sharing best practice for industry engagement!

 The National Safety Leaders’ Summit is the annual premier event designed for health and safety leaders from across all industry disciplines. The event includes best practice case studies to collaboratively transform NZ’s health & safety performance to a ‘world-class’ standard.

 This year the National Safety Leaders’ Summit is co-located with:

 Wellbeing and Safety at the Front-Line

 Securing NZ’s Borders, Facilities and Public Spaces, providing specialist content for people working in these areas

 Delegates are able to move between all 3 events allowing you to choose the sessions of most relevance to you.

Safety Leaders' Summit the annual premier event designed for health and safety leaders from across all industry disciplines.

 Themes Include:

Health & Safety in Covid-19

Safety Technology

Business Continuity with H&S Leadership

Health & Safety Culture

Mental Health & Human Capital

Current Legal Issues and Future Enforcements.

 >>View agenda<<



Securing NZ Borders Facilities Public Spaces

bringing essential updates on the latest developments in safety and security.

Sessions include topics on:

Aviation and border security

Border quarantine & isoloation facility review

Dealing with disaster

Security technology

National & civil security and funding

Cyber-attacks on public infrastructure

Threats to National security posed by social media

 >>View agenda<<


Wellbeing at the Front-Line will assist your organisation develop strategies and encourage your personnel.

 With Case Studies from:

NZ Police

Canterbury DHB

NZ Land Search and Rescue

New Zealand Defence Force

Country Fire Authority, Australia

 >>View agenda<<


All events have Public Sector & NGO pricing.

Early Bird closes 19 March.

Come with your colleagues: buy 2 tickets and the 3rd can attend for free.


Otago Southland Occupational Health Nurses Group - Professional Development Study Day Thursday 18th March 2021

Venue: Working Mens Club - 154 Esk Street, Invercargill
Cost: $ 40 members $ 80 non- members

9.00am   - Welcome
9.15am   - Kristen Gawn - Basics of Muscular-Skeletal Assessments
10.00am - Nikki Edge - Workforce Development
10.30am - Morning Tea
11.00am - Suzanne Knowler - Southland Vaccine Coordinator
12.00pm - Lunch
1.00pm   - Eden Sleep Clinic
1.45pm   - ACC - Topic TBC
2.15pm   - Occ Health Pub Quiz
3.00pm   - Finish

 Please see registration form for full details and enquiries


2020 04 08 NZOHNA and NZISM Webinar: Michael Hempseed - Mental Health in Lockdown


Please see attached recording for the webinar - Managing the stress and change of the lock-down and also additional handouts





2020 02 28 NZOHNA Study Session: Prof. Anne Harriss - Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health and the Workplace


Promoting mental Health in the workplace


How Resilient are you?  QUESTIONNAIRE